Translation of atropellar in English:
- 1.1(coche/camión)to knock … down(pasando por encima)la atropelló un cocheto run … over1.2she was run over/knocked down by a car(libertades/derechos)no duda en atropellar a quien sea para conseguir sus finesride roughshod overshe has no qualms about riding roughshod over people to get what she wants
also: atropellarse verbo pronominal
- 1.1 (al hablar, actuar) habla despacio, no te atropellescuando se pone nervioso se atropella y lo hace todo malspeak slowly, don't gabble o babble1.2 (recíproco) See examples: (empujarse) See examples: la gente salió corriendo, atropellándose unos a otroswhen he gets nervous he rushes and makes a mess of everythingsalgan despacio, sin atropellarsepeople came running out, pushing and shoving as they wentleave slowly and (with) no pushing and shovinggo out slowly, in an orderly fashion
- Un sujeto en aparente estado etílico atropelló ayer a una familia que viajaba en una moto.
- Ser hijo de nadie atropella mortalmente la estima personal.
- El chofer de una camioneta lo atropelló mortalmente y huyó.
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